Jens Braage Halvorsen

Jens Braage Halvorsen (7 March 1845 – 22 February 1900) was a Norwegian librarian, magazine editor and literary historian.

Halvorsen was born in Bergen, Norway. In 1866, he relocated to Christiania (now Oslo). He edited the magazine ''Ny Illustreret Tidende'' from 1880 to 1883. He is particularly known for his principal work, the encyclopedia of Norwegian writers, ''Norsk forfatterlexikon'', which was issued from 1881 until his death. The encyclopedia was finished in 1908 by Halvdan Koht. Halvorsen was Norwegian editor for the first edition of the encyclopedia ''Salmonsens Konversations-Lexikon''.

He was decorated Knight of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 1896. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 1873
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Published 1885
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Published 1888
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by Halvorsen, Jens Braage
Published 1889
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Published 1892
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Published 1896
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Published 1901
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by Halvorsen, Jens Braage
Published 1901
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Published 1908
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